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Environment recordings, ambiences and soundscapes – from all over the world, and beyond

  • River Estuary is a series of recordings centred around the River Deben estuary in Suffolk, an area famous for its natural beauty and wildlife. It is a treasure trove of sounds that capture the ambience of this serene environment, with a focus on the wading bird calls that give the estuary its unique sonic character.

    The library was mostly recorded on a boat stationed in Woodbridge in the late winter of 2018 with private access to the boatyard, allowing me to record safely over night. I continued the recordings up until late summer, making trips to other areas along the Deben in between. I was also granted permission to record on the privately owned Sutton Hoo side of the Deben, another of Suffolk’s areas of outstanding historical significance and beauty, equally full of life but further away from the rumbling traffic and human life coming from the town.

    It includes the sounds of curlews, oystercatchers, redshanks, geese, swans, ducks and various other wading bird calls, as well as general ambience recordings of the area at high tide and low tide and all hours of the day. The night calls that echo over the expanse of the river at low tide are particularly evocative.

    The library was recorded entirely in 24bit/96k with a double Mid/Side rig consisting of Sennheiser MKH60/30 and 8040 mics, encoded to 5.1 Wav. A stereo option is also available at a lower price. As a bonus there is a collection of bird call spot FX taken from the recordings with noise reduction applied, for those who may need to add individual wading bird calls to their ambience.

  • Environments River Flows: Over & Under Play Track 100 sounds included, 242 mins total $39

    River Flows: Over & Under library brings running river sounds, captured over and under the surface. It features 80 HQ audio files, ranging from cascading waterfalls to running rivers and babbling brooks and creeks. The total duration of the collection is 4 hours with the majority of the recordings captured during wintertime, which makes them uniquely free from any bird and insect audio backdrop.

    Overall, the collection caters to projects that require environmental sounds of flowing, emerging/submerging bodies of water as well as underwater ambiences.

    COMPLIMENTARY SOUNDS INCLUDED

    And what a bonus! We included 20 designed sounds of otherworldly, evolving aquatic ambiences, designed using our source recordings of River Flows library. We passed them through Pitch Shifters, Filtering, Eqs and Sculpting effects like Reformer by Krotos, Granular Synthesis Plugin by The Mangle, and the 3D Audio Software, Sound Particles.

    This library comes along with 15 Soundminer Metadata fields, such as description, keywords, category/sub-category, microphone specifications, and more.

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  • Environments River Mountain Runoff Play Track 21 sounds included, 63 mins total $15

    With the warm weather of spring comes this sound pack full of moving water sound effects. From the gentle babble of a brook to the rushing speed of a waterfall to the soft trickle of a nearby stream, this pack is designed to add realism and movement to your next project.

    Recorded in a variety of provincial parks around beautiful British Columbia, Canada, all sounds were recorded in 5 minute takes, then edited down to 3 minute loopable stereo files. Extreme care was taken into isolating all recordings from the surrounding environment, all while capturing a natural and lifelike sample of the snow melt and other natural water sources.

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  • Environments Rivers Play Track 11 sounds included, 33 mins total $15

    Rivers consists of 11 beautifully recorded and edited sounds, tagged with rich metadata. From light whips and medium plops, to trickles, white water and more.

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  • Introducing the ultimate roller coaster sound library: Roller Coaster Sound Builder includes high-quality recordings from 5 different roller coasters, from classic steel coasters to aggressive impulse coaster. This huge collection includes clean roller coaster passbys, onboard recordings, and classic roller coaster screams.

    Roller coaster pass by sounds were recorded without background noise in an amusement park that was closed to the public. A great amount of natural screams with different intensities is also included, recorded during a regular summer day in the amusement park.

    Roller Coasters included:

    – Big Steel Coaster (inverted steel coaster with high speed and loops)
    – Small Steel Coaster (classic-sounding sit-down coaster)
    – Flying Coaster (with a more metallic and rumbly sound)
    – Impulse Coaster (unique-sounding coaster with electro-magnetic propulsion)
    – Motorbike Coaster (fast flywheel launch)

    This collection provides unique, hard-to-access source material in high-quality, with a large amount of takes for creative sound design. We worked hard to capture as much useful material as we could when we had full access to the rides. All sounds were recorded in Särkänniemi amusement park, Tampere, Finland. Also available in the special Complete Amusement Park Sound Bundle.

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  • Environments Rolling Thunder Play Track 1 sounds included, 11 mins total $13.50

    This clean, stereo nature recording beautifully captures the tranquility of a typical British summer thunderstorm from the moment the birds stop singing as the first spots of rain roll in, to their re-emergence as the storm passes.

    Recorded in the heart of rural Norfolk, England.

    Features:

    • No sudden crashes: Ideal for relaxation and sleep aid.
    • Eleven minutes of pure natural ambience with no disturbance from passing traffic or other artificial disturbances.
    • A complete recording capturing the storm before the rain approaches, through until the rain eases after the storm.
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  • Ambisonics Room Tone 1 Play Track 24 sounds included $75

    Get the sound of silence. The roomtones are captured in surround, spread them across your speakers and each room will sound more realistic than ever. Get all benefits of Ambisonics, especially for those kinds of sounds.

    About Ambisonics:
    This is an Ambisonics sound effects library - and by using the free SoundField SurroundZone 2 plugin you can convert the B-format files into your preferred format (stereo, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0 or 7.1 surround). Note: The library also contains ready-made stereo mixdowns for your convenience.
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  • Drones & Moods Room Tones – Industrial Building Play Track 19 sounds included, 2x 60 mins total $29

    ROOM TONES – Industrial Building delivers hugely atmospheric ambience recordings gathered in an '80s Industrial Building in the east of Dresden, Germany.

    The library sounds were captured with a 4 channel 60 cm IRT cross and 4 Sennheiser MKH8020 omnis mounted. The recordings took place on a stormy and rainy Sunday. Due to the blank surfaces inside the building, thin single-glass windows and large air shafts, the weather elements got massively amplified by walls and floors.

    Additionally the rain water pipes are placed inside the building which caused a constant sound of flowing water. Also the sound of the central heating was clearly perceptible along the floors.

    The library contains 19 scenes recorded in 4-channel IRT surround. Each scene consists of 2 complementing stereo tracks and is more than 3 minutes long.

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  • Drones & Moods Room Tones – Office Building Play Track 79+ sounds included, 160 mins total $35

    Office Building features the ambiences one can hear sometimes around midnight or in the early morning hours.

    During these times employees are usually at home and only service staffs are around so that the building can unfold its own sounds of ventilations, elevators and wind that blows through tilted windows. Automatic switches occasionally ignite neon lights along the floors or elevator doors open from out of nowhere.

    The library contains 79 files in 5 categories: DOORS, ELEVATORS, NEON LIGHTS, ROOM TONES plus several takes from the building´s EXTERIOR surroundings.

    All files are meticulously meta-tagged and seamlessly integrate into sound managing apps like Soundly, Soundminer or any other app that can read Broadcast WAVs.

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  • Environments Room Tones and Quiet Places Play Track 40 sounds included, 106 mins total $59

    Room Tones and Quiet Places features 40 HD 24bit / 96khz sound effects with a large selection of empty rooms and quiet places. Locations include car washes, computer rooms, offices, subways, train stations, laundromats and more. Most ambiences are 2-3 minutes in length.

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  • City Life Room Tones Europe Play Track 234+ sounds included From: $109

    ROOM TONES EUROPE – 3D SURROUND AMBIENCES:

    Our second entry of our brand-new sound effect series 3D SURROUND is here: ROOM TONES EUROPE. This library offers an enormous variety of different room ambiences. From busy transportation areas, malls and warehouses over congress centers and green houses to swimming pools and public libraries. ROOM TONES EUROPE covers all different scenarios you could possibly need, delivered fully surround with unprecedented precision, spatial impression and clarity. Undoubtedly, this can be easily used in stereo productions as well. Either chose the angle yourself or use the stereo version (included in 3D SURROUND).

    CLEAN AND PRODUCTION READY
    ROOM TONES EUROPE is a highly versatile ambience library that smoothly adapts to virtually any application.

    It offers a large selection of generic ambiences to blend into many different contexts as well as specifically recognizable locations delivered with maximum authenticity.

    FRAME YOUR SCENE
    Ambiences are an excellent tool to establish the mood of a scene, level, or location. With ROOM TONES EUROPE, this becomes a simple and rewarding task: Choose from the over 98GB large pool of well categorized ambiences available.

    From ultra-silent to lively, confined to wide open, dry and close to reverberant – everything delivered in an immersive 3D audio format that’s also backward compatible.

    To increase your mileage with the library even further, the average sound is 3-7 minutes long.

    INCLUDING STEREO VERSION
    In addition to the ORTF-3D files, the 3D SURROUND edition also contains all files in 2.0 stereo for your convenience to save time on unnecessary conversions. Instead, you can instantly use these great new sounds for all your projects that don’t require surround sound.

    Specs:

    Files: 238 • Size: 79+ GB • 98+ GB (incl. Stereo version) • Format: WAV – 24bit – 96kHz • Track Layout Lo: L • R • Ls • Rs • Hi: Lh • Rh • LSh • RSh
    ROOM TONES EUROPE – STEREO:

    SAME QUALITY, SAME CONTENT
    Don’t want to miss the excellent ROOM TONES EUROPE source recordings, but don’t necessarily require the surround version above? We offer the same recordings in the same quality in our stereo version at a lower price

    Specs:
    Files: 119 • Size: 19+ GB • Format: WAV – 24bit – 96kHz

    Included sounds – keywords:

    Airport, Apartment, Attic, Basement, Boiler Room, Corridor, Gas, Room, Cellar, Factory, Building, Workshop, Office, Congress Center, Church, Entrance Hall, Busy, Cave, Stalactite, Underground, Public Place, Industrial, Machinery, Building, Hall, Greenhouse, Palm, Garden, Exhibition, Commercial, Gallery, Swimming Pool, Indoor, Storage Room, Living Room, Flat, Downtown, Small Town, Kitchen, Suburb, Ventilation, Elevator, Modern, Public Library, Restaurant, Recording Studio, Diner, School, Sports Hall, Shopping Center, Mall, Train Station, Stairwell, Underground, Car Park, Garage, Lab, Floor, Warehouse, Wine Hall, Windy
  • Ambisonics Room Tones USA Play Track 97 sounds included, 420+ mins total From: $109 From: $87.20

    ROOM TONES USA – 3D SURROUND AMBIENCES
    Our fourth entry of our famous sound effect series 3D SURROUND is now available: After ROOM TONES EUROPE comes ROOM TONES USA.

    As you’d expect from a library labeled “room tones”, the sounds come without much action in the foreground but with a very detailed acoustic image of each room, giving you the perfect basic noise layer to break the silence in your post production project. The recorded rooms vary from hallways and warehouses over cafes, offices, basements, apartment rooms, laundry and boiler rooms to industrial rooms and even an underground bunker. ROOM TONES USA covers all different scenarios you could possibly need, delivered fully surround with unprecedented precision, spatial impression and clarity. Undoubtedly, this can be easily used in stereo productions as well. Either chose the angle yourself or use the stereo version (included in 3D SURROUND).

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  • City Life Roomtones Play Track 125 sounds included, 375 mins total $80

    125 pristine roomtones from locations including offices, universities, schools, apartments, hotels, laboratories, bathrooms, stairwells & garages. Unwanted background sounds have been removed through the use of Izotope Spectral Repair, resulting in a wide variety of refined roomtones. All sounds were recorded using the Sound Devices Mix-Pre 6 and a stereo pair of Sennheiser 8020s.

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  • Environments Rural Australia Play Track 62+ sounds included, 46 mins total $14

    Rural Australia is a library that gets you the best material from recording sessions in regional New South Wales. It features a mix of nature ambiences, animal recordings and a bit of Foley to boot. The sound of insects at night, birds singing, spurs jangling, cows braying, male horses in heat and more – it’s all here in one package.

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  • Nature & Countryside Rural zone Play Track 21+ sounds included, 57 mins total $29

    This library consists of countryside sounds captured in the summertime. Recorded in Quadro and Stereo. There are sounds of a village and sounds of nature without human influence.

    Recording gear: Sounddevices 744t, Schoeps MS set, Nevaton QUAD MC 50, Oktava MC-012 Double-MS set

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  • Fabric Rustle Tones Play Track 400+ sounds included, 181 mins total $59

    Articulated presents the result of several months investigation in the realm of rustling matters:

    Fragile and delicate elements in motion producing soft crackling and rubbing sounds.

    A toolkit to create presence, reality but also interesting textures and silences.

    Outdoor and in studio

    Light breeze and heavy wind gusts were recorded on many locations: in forests, near shrubs, tall grass, corn fields, and in streets. Leaves were captured fluttering on branches but also whirling and dancing on the ground.

    Variety of foliage and other textures

    Great amount of variations: Leaves of all shapes (needles, compound, single, broadleaf, dry, twigs, branches,…), and various materials such as plastic, paper, fabric, dirt were recorded.
    All of which through various interactions such as shuffle, shake, rub, brush, hit, fiddle, whip, and whoosh.


    What’s inside:

    • Windy foliage in trees
    • leaves dancing on the ground
    • plants interactions & movements
    • shuffling, shaking, brushing, rubbing, hitting, swooshing
    • all kinds of leaves shape and many types of vegetation such as grass, broadleaf branch, reeds, maple twigs, bamboos, needles, dry leaves, twigs, straws
    • additional texture that can help extend the sonic palette of rustling noises such as plastics, papers, metals, glass, pebbles, dirt, fabric, leather

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  • Environments San Antonio Creek Play Track 32+ sounds included, 33 mins total $30

    This SFX library gets you the sounds of the remote San Antonio creek located in the Angeles National Forest – 32 recordings in total. The creek morphs from almost a trickle at 8,000 feet to a large waterfall below, allowing for a wide range of moving water sounds to be captured.

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  • City Life San Francisco City Ambiences Play Track 59+ sounds included, 119 mins total $79 $45

    59 Ambiences, most of them are loopeable, from the city of San Francisco, California (USA).
    Recorded in October 2019.

    Learn more about these recordings: https://soundxplorer.com/the-noise-of-san-francisco

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  • The hot, humid sound of saunas.

    Alongside the sound of the sauna itself, this sound library focuses on the impact of water on the incredibly hot rocks. From small water droplets to large splashes, this library features a large range of steam sound effects.

    All sounds were recorded using the Schoeps CCM8/CCM4 mid-side microphone, Sennheiser MKH 8020 stereo pair and Sound Devices 788T.

    Mid-Side recordings are presented in their raw, uncoded format as well as decoded stereo files for efficient editing. Recordings have been processed using the Control V2 plugin by Brainworx.

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  • Environments Savannah, GA Ambiences Play Track 57+ sounds included, 167 mins total $15

    Ambient interior and exterior recordings from Savannah, Georgia – recorded over an 18-month period. It gets you original recordings of sounds like weather, birds and wildlife, oceans, traffic, parks, and much more. More than 2.5 hours of recordings are included from Savannah, Georgia.

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  • Drones & Moods Sci-Fi Ambiences Play Track 50 sounds included, 79 mins total $14.95

    From the Moons of Saturn to the internal workings of a warp engine. These ambiances will set the tone for all types of futuristic soundscapes. These textures are blended phase modulations and distant radio waves that will drop right into your DAW and transport you to outer space!

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  • Drones & Moods Sci-Fi Atmospheres Play Track 92 sounds included, 92 mins total $18 $9

    This library is a collection of 60 Sci-Fi atmospheres, all loop seamlessly, which can be used to represent alien worlds, drones ambiences, spacecrafts, futuristic engines, nuclear facilities, celestial spaces, generators, dark elements and from outer space. Mainly inspired by the Alien saga.

    Each file has a duration of one minute with subtle changes over time. Ideal sounds to use as a layer in your sound design or for those project where music and sound design are pretty close.

    Files have been designed on the basis of two different TVs buzzing, making a total of 32 buzz files, which have also been included in the collection. Calibrated to -24 LUFS. You can experiment with them to create more sounds, or use them as what they are, a TV buzz.

    All files come in 96 kHz/24 bit, with a very descriptive metadata, based on what the sounds represent and which kind of feeling and mood they suggest to the listener.

    Soundcloud preview includes all the designed sounds.

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  • Destruction & Impact Sci-Fi Explorations – Vol I Play Track 700+ sounds included, 90 mins total $30 $20

    Sci-Fi Explorations – Vol I features 546 creative sci-fi sound effects, alien textures, ambiences, drones, space cities, deserted crystalline caverns, vast hives of digital insects, distressed metal impacts, abstract user interface sounds, transitions, and more. 

    Created with synth equipment (Mutable Instruments, Intellijel, Doepfer, Erica Synths, Make Noise, Arturia, Expert Sleepers, 2hp, Ladik) recorded into an Emu E5000Ultra Sampler, then processed digitally using a variety of techniques and high-end effects. 

    Sci-Fi Explorations – Vol I is an experimental collaboration between Gregor Quendel and ARC Noise.

    Professional metadata provided and edited by Kai Paquin.

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    Sci-Fi Explorations – Vol I highlights:
    • 546 24bit / 96kHz WAV files / 700+ Sounds / Meta-tagged (Soundminer)
    • 104 Alien Textures
    • 46   Harmonic Textures
    • 30   Simple Textures
    • 50   Ambient Effects
    • 108 Chaotic Effects
    • 93   Nano Effects
    • 38   Organic Effects
    • 77   Transition Effects

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  • Drones & Moods Sci-fi World Colony Play Track 119 sounds included, 120 mins total $39 $29

    You can now create the perfect room tone and sound environment for your next sci-fi game, film, and audio productions. Sci-fi World: Colony is an ambience loop library inspired by the human race of award-winning game ‘Starcraft’.

    This loop library includes over 119 location-specific ambience loops and loopable layers which gives you the ability to accent your ambiences with sounds like air burst, air leak, wind and more.

    Library highlights:
    • 26 ambiences loops like an alien cave, energy lab, hangar, sub bay & more
    • 45 minimal version loops
    • 48 loopable layer loops like bio lab, air bursts, wind, air leak

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